Knights winger Dom Young hopes to have his future sorted within the subsequent two weeks because the speedster weighs up the largest deal of his younger profession with quite a lot of golf equipment chasing his signature.
Young confirmed off his freakish abilities on Friday evening when he sprinted 80 metres to chase down a Jackson Hastings kick that just one or two different gamers within the competitors may need been capable of do.
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Roosters coach Trent Robinson had the most effective seat in the home in Gosford as he sat within the stands ready for the second match of the double-header on Friday, and it might have prompted a fast name to membership officers to up their provide.
Young needs to type all the pieces out earlier than Newcastle opens its season in New Zealand on March 3, with the Knights and Roosters within the field seat to signal him after the Bulldogs and Bunnies reportedly dropped out of the race.
“I’m just leaving it down to my management at the minute, ideally I’d like to get it sorted in the next few weeks. But in the meantime I’m fully focused on starting round one well and having a good year with the Knights,” he mentioned.
“That was always the plan (to sign it now) so I could start fresh at the start of the season, but if it doesn’t happen, it doesn’t happen. (I want to sign) as soon as possible hopefully so I can crack on with the year.
“It’s a nice feeling to get recognised by some top clubs, especially coming from where I came from. I only really had a big year last year and obviously off the back of the World Cup too, but it’s pretty exciting.”
Young mentioned he didn’t converse to Robinson on Friday evening after the pair reportedly had dinner collectively the earlier week, and the Englishman mentioned he didn’t wish to discuss in regards to the Roosters when his future was nonetheless up within the air.
“I don’t want to talk too much about it while I’m still signed with the Knights,” mentioned Young, who needs to play someplace the place he’ll be comfortable and might get pleasure from his footy.
“I want to be respectful towards them and to the boys there but like I said hopefully I can get it sorted soon.
“It’s not too stressed at the minute, I’m just leaving it up to my management and hopefully I can get it sorted soon.”
The 21-year-old large will lean on his household for his or her recommendation earlier than he indicators his subsequent contract which has soared in worth since he scored 9 tries on the World Cup.
It capped a dream 12 months for Young who struggled in his first season in Newcastle however developed into the whole package deal in 2022 along with his peak and searing tempo inflicting loads of complications for his opposition.
“I took a lot from that, just a lot of experienced boys in there just seeing how they get through their days and how professional they are, but also just playing with them in front of English crowds in the stadiums and those big games,” he mentioned of the World Cup expertise.
“It’s something I can take towards this season hopefully.”
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